Same-Sex Marriage Case Heard in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The national issue of same-sex marriage is taking center stage in Oregon. On Wednesday afternoon, Judge Michael McShane heard oral arguments from attorneys. The courtroom was packed with people eagerly sitting in to listen to each attorneys’ arguments. The case, which was filed last year, is gaining national attention because it could … Continue reading »

Corvallis Water Main Breaks

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Homes and businesses along 5th Street in Corvallis may be without water for at least 24 hours, as crews are working to fix a broken water main. The break happened around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon near 5th St. and Harrison Blvd., and knocked out water along 5th St. between Tyler Ave. and Monroe … Continue reading »

Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — On the eve of oral arguments in a major trial in U.S. District Court, supporters of same-sex marriage organized a rally on the steps of the Wayne Morse Courthouse in Eugene Tuesday night. Close to 100 people showed up for the rally, which was one of seven across the state in anticipation … Continue reading »

Scotty Svetal’s Road to Recovery

EUGENE, Ore. –It’s been more than five months since a young man from Eugene was hit by a car while on his skateboard. He was critically injured, but has made an amazing recovery. Scotty Svetal almost died, but his family calls him their hero as he works every day to regain his strength both mentally … Continue reading »

Eugene VA Clinic Breaks Ground

EUGENE, Ore. – The ground is broken and now construction can start on the new outpatient VA Clinic. Top officials and local vets were on hand to witness the ceremonial beginning for the new center off Old Coburg Road and Chad Drive. The brochure for Monday’s groundbreaking read “To Care for Those Who Have Borne … Continue reading »

Family Finds Body in Willamette River

Near ALBANY, Ore. –A disturbing discovery for a family hiking near Albany Sunday. The family spotted a body floating in the Willamette River west of Bryant Park around 3pm. Deputies say the body of a white man was floating ten feet from the shoreline and looked as though it had been there for quite some … Continue reading »

Creswell Restaurant Reopening After Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — Word is quickly spreading around Creswell that the bar at TJ’s is back open after a fire shut down the business for the last four months. In just a few weeks, the restaurant will be serving its popular dishes in the newly remodeled dining room. From a pile of ashes to a … Continue reading »

Police Investigating Death In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Police found the body of a 27-year-old man in the backyard of a house on the 1100 block of Woodside Drive. Officers say the man didn’t live in the house but they won’t release who he is or what they think happened. All the unknowns combined with this Saturday morning’s hectic scene … Continue reading »

Shooting on Buff Way

UPDATE: Two people have been taken into custody, but were not in handcuffs. EUGENE, Ore. — A body was found in the backyard of a home on Buff Way, near Cal Young Road. Calls came in around 7 a.m. reporting shots fired. Eugene and Springfield police say the scene is not secured and the suspect(s) … Continue reading »

Opening Statements Begin in Murder Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — The courtroom was full Friday morning as Lane County Deputy District Attorney David Schwartz began his opening statements. Schwartz painted a picture of a mother who quickly became concerned about her son when he didn’t come home or call on August 3rd, of 2012. He said Rose Gutierrez knew her son 22 year-old … Continue reading »

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